Solstice Chronicles M.I.A Review – Bloody Swaths of Mutant Gibs Await Ye!

Solstice Chronicles M.I.A Ironward/Nkidu I’ve always loved a good isometric game. Action RPGs in particular have been a mainstay of that top down genre, giving you a view of all of the unfolding events. Heck, I was practically raised on a steady diet of Titan’s Quest (love the recent Anniversary Edition), and of course the…

Titan Quest Anniversary Edition Review – The Version We’ve All Been Waiting for

Titan Quest Anniversary Edition Review Ironlore/THQ Nordic Ever since my early days I’ve been a fan of pen and paper RPGs. In fact, I still am, as nothing can quite compare to their organic feel as you play through a campaign, whether it be set in a post-apocalyptic, western, science fiction, or fantasy settings, with…

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 2 Review – A Singularly Strong Second Act

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 2 Paradox Interactive Back in March of last year (2015), Paradox Interactive swept the PC gaming world by storm with its crowd funded modern classic hit, Pillars of Eternity. Supporters of indie titles such as myself saw it as not only an incredible return to the old…

Grim Dawn (Alpha) Review – There Goes My Life

Grim Dawn Crate Entertainment Let me begin this review by saying: “Thank goodness for Kickstarter!” Crowdfunding platforms have completely re-shaped the gaming industry in a very favorable way. Where previously, indie titles were relegated to the periphery, stuck in the shadows of the big, corporate, triple-A gaming companies, these days all of the highly creative…

StarCraft II: Legacy Of The Void —A Worthy Successor to the StarCraft Legacy

StarCraft II: Legacy Of The Void Blizzard Entertainment A few months back when some of my gaming developer contacts reported to me that the next installment of the StarCraft II franchise was finally nearing a release, I have to admit that I sniggled juuuuuuust a little bit. StarCraft’s next game is really going to come…

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 1 – A Decent, Fun Expansion but Nothing Jaw-Dropping

Pillars of Eternity: The White March – Part 1 Obsidian Entertainment Last month, when I reviewed Pillars of Eternity, I was in the process of building up my main character, a two-handed sword wielding Fighter named Sturmgor the Slayer. As a PC gaming reviewer, I play a lot of games, but it must be noted…

Satellite Reign – Does this Spiritual Successor Reign Supreme?

Satellite Reign 5 Lives Studios As you may have heard by now, Satellite Reign is the long-awaited spiritual successor to the Syndicate series. The game owes its creation to a successful Kickstarter campaign led by 5 Lives Studios. It’s no wonder that many in the gaming PC community joke that these days, Kickstarter might as…

STASIS – A Terrifying Science Fiction/Horror Game that oozes with Atmosphere

  STASIS The Brotherhood As an avid fan of both horror films and video games, I’ve long awaited for a time when indie developers would rise up and begin stealing the show from the big box, triple A game companies, and usher in a new era of creativity. Back in the day, before the rise…

Endless Legend – A Unique Science Fiction/Fantasty Experience like no other

Endless Legend Amplitude Studios Greetings, fellow gamer geeks. This is one of this week’s reviews where I won’t actually be covering a horror, action, or science fiction game (gasp!), well perhaps a pinch of the latter. We’re going to be taking a look at an upstart RTS extravaganza called Endless Legend by Amplitude Studios. Let…